Posts Tagged ‘Frankford’

Inside The Colorful Creative Compound

Inside The Colorful Creative Compound

May 16, 2013  |  Art & Design

Frankford's Globe Dye Works cranked out dyes and bleaches and yarns for 140 years; for the better part of the past decade, it's cranked out a creative, industrial spirit. With the Hidden City Festival 2013, the Dufala Brothers seize on that spirit to bring Oil & Water to life > more

Bottleneck At The Historical Commission

Bottleneck At The Historical Commission

February 19, 2013  |  Preservation

A political dispute over the designation of the Overbrook Farms Historic District coupled with perennial shortstaffing issues at the Philadelphia Historical Commission has brought the historic designation process to a halt, leaving vulnerable buildings and the proposed Washington Square West Historic District in bureaucratic limbo > more

Inside the Circle

Inside the Circle

August 29, 2012  |  Preservation

Under the El in Frankford an ordinary sneaker store masks the only "atmospheric" movie palace in the city, the Circle Theater > more

New Womrath Park To Open In November

New Womrath Park To Open In November

August 21, 2012  |  Urbanism

A neighborhood park at the southern gateway to Frankford becomes an active cog in the city's stormwater management machine > more

Where There's A Will, There's A Greenway

Where There’s A Will, There’s A Greenway

August 16, 2012  |  Urbanism

The last major open air creek without surrounding green space in the city, the Frankford Creek is poised to be lined by a trail and park connecting the Tacony Creek Park, now under construction, and the Delaware River. A feasibility study for the project will begin in 2013 > more